Grand Mosque Bandung West Java – Best Place To Visit In Bandung

Grand Mosque Bandung West Java province formerly known as the Great Mosque is a mosque located Bandung in Bandung West Java. Status of this mosque is a mosque for the province of West Java. The mosque was first built in 1810 and since its establishment, the Great Mosque has undergone a revamp eight times in the 19th century, and then five times in the 20th century until eventually renovated again in 2001, up until the inauguration of the Mosque of Bandung Raya June 4, 2003 which was inaugurated by Governor of West Java time: HR Nuriana. The new mosque, the Arab-style, replacing the old Great Mosque, a typical character of Sunda.
Bandung West Java Grand Mosque formerly the Great Mosque was first established in 1812. London Mosque was built simultaneously with the removal of Krapyak Bandung city center, about ten kilometers south of London to the city center now. This mosque was originally built with traditional building forms a simple stage, pole wood, woven bamboo walls, thatched and furnished a large pond as a place to take water wudhlu. This pond also serves as a source of water to extinguish fires that occurred in London Square area in 1825. A year after the fire, in 1826 conducted perombakkan to replace the mosque with bamboo walls, and roofs with materials of wood. Reshuffle carried out again in 1850 as the construction of Groote Postweg Road (now Jalan Asia Afrika).
The small mosque has perombakkan and expansion under the instructions of Regents Wiranatakusumah RA IV is replaced with a tile roof of the mosque while didingnya replaced by a brick wall. As the changing times, the Bandung make this mosque as a center of religious activity that involves a lot of people like preaching, celebration Muludan, Rajaban or other warnings of Islamic great day even be used as a marriage ceremony took place. So in 1900 to complete a number of changes were made such as the creation mihrab and pawestren (the terrace on the left and right). Then in 1930, the reform took place with a terrace pavilion building mosques and construction of two towers on the left and right sides of buildings with spiers shaped just like the shape so that the roof of the mosque mosque mempercatik display. It is said that this form is the last form of the Great Mosque of Bandung with particularity nyungcung-shaped roof.

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